Microsoft Family Safety from today for everyone

Microsoft Family Safety from today for everyone
Announced in March and the protagonist of a preview test phase since May, Microsoft's Family Safety application is now available for everyone, as a free download on devices with Android or iOS operating system. There is also a Web interface, accessible from the browser through your Microsoft account, which acts as a dashboard for the management of each control envisaged. The goal is well summarized by the claim that opens the service page:

We give you the opportunity to create healthy habits in the family, helping you protect the people you love.

Today the debut of the Microsoft Family Safety app

Among the features offered, the creation of periodic reports regarding the digital activity of the family, from the time spent in front of the screens to the list of websites visited, up to the list of terms searched online by children with the ability to set restrictions for specific apps or games, allowing for example a greater use of software for distance learning compared to games.

integration with the Edge browser to define boundaries within which to navigate, blocking adult or potentially harmful content. Added to this are location functions to observe family members on a map while they are on the move with the possibility of saving the most popular places.

Other features are those that concern the possibility of preventing that purchases are made without authorization and support for integration with the Xbox family consoles so as to keep the game sessions and their duration under control. All this guarantees the software house, in full respect of privacy and without the information being transferred to third parties for marketing or other purposes.

The version of Family Safety to debut today, will be enriched within the next few months with the inclusion of new features: those that have already been announced are Drive Safety (available initially in Us, Uk, Australia and Canada) that help you to take a more responsible attitude when you are at the steering wheel by analyzing the driving behavior and Location Alerts that will display notifications in real-time when a family member leaves or arrives at a certain place. You will have two premium features reserved for those who have a subscription Family of Microsoft 365 . The group of Redmond is working also to bring to iOS some of the features at the time absent, including those to filter the content accessed by children.

Source: Microsoft

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